Tag Archives: Westville

Storm Pipe

Here’s a photo I took as part of an art school course during the Fall of 1982. It’s a storm pipe somewhere in the vicinity of the pond in Westville, New Jersey if I remember correctly. It was in-between a … Continue reading

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Probably listening to an 8-Track Tape

This was probably a self-portrait assignment that was part of the photo elective class illustrators had to take at the Philadelphia College of Art. I was probably listening to one of a small collection of remainder bin 8-track tapes while … Continue reading

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Around Westville’s Pond

This is far from being a spectacular photo, but people who live, lived in or walked around Westville, New Jersey probably know exactly where I took this shot.

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The Fall of 1982

I think this is somewhere near Gateway Regional High School late in 1982. I shot this for a photo elective course I was required to take as an illustration major at the Philadelphia College of Art. I think the skeletal … Continue reading

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Up on the Circle

The following frames are among my favorite shots from this Photo Elective series. They are photos of a defunct greasy spoon known as the Murphy House that sat before a swampy marsh up in the area where Westville ended.

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Traffic Stop at Broadway and Olive

Broadway and Olive circa 1982. Scanned from a negative.

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In My Room

Here’s another Photo Elective shot that seems more like an act of desperation than an intentional attempt at art.

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All that remains

As I was processing the scan of this film negative I sort of remembered what I was trying to do with these art school photos back in 1982. I had an idea where I was playing off graveyards for people … Continue reading

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Somewhere Along Crown Point Road

Back in 1982 I went wandering along Crown Point Road to see what I could see and hopefully take a few frames of 35mm Pan-X film worth the effort of developing them. I think I was trying to shoot dead … Continue reading

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The Owner of the Club Mardi Gras Chimes in

One of the great things about the internet is that it’s so vast that there is always something new  out there. Even if an article was published months or years ago, chances are good that it’s going to be new … Continue reading

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Broadway & Olive Circa 1982

Here’s another shot of the shop formerly known as Smiles. I have posted about this shop before, but this is a different view. This is the corner of Broadway and Olive Street circa 1982.

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Throwback Thursday

A self-portrait circa 1982. This is yet another Photo Elective shot. I’m not sure if this was to finish off a roll of film or was part of an assignment. I’ve heard other people from art school mention a self-portrait … Continue reading

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The Lone Boxcar

Here’s a series of my photo elective shots I took while wandering the “wilds” of Westville, New Jersey trying to find a subject or composition that would please my photography teacher and get me a passing grade. It seems that … Continue reading

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Courtesy is Caring

I meant to put this name-badge up on Fathers Day, but, of course, I couldn’t find it, and it’s only natural that I came across it when I was looking for something else. I never did find the other thing … Continue reading

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